SpaceX: Axiom's first space mission completed - Science

SpaceX: Axiom’s first space mission completed – Science

The first fully private manned mission to the International Space Station (ISS) was completed on Monday.

Hanging from four parachutes, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule exploded in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida at approximately 7:08 p.m. Belgian time after a (extended) seventeen-day mission. On board were four people, including three space tourists: former Spanish-American NASA astronaut Michael Lopez Alegria, American businessman Larry Connor, Canadian investor Mark Pathy and Dutch-Israeli entrepreneur and pilot Eitan Stipe.

Meanwhile, the four left the capsule that had been caught. They had blasted off into space on April 8 from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Due to bad weather in the landing area, the return was delayed several times. Axiom Space’s first mission ends immediately.

It did the first fully private manned mission to ISS SpaceX, for both the Falcon-9 launch vehicle and Crew Dragon Endeavor pod. The three businessmen are said to have paid nearly $55 million each for their trip. At first it was going to last eight days. In addition to admiring our planet, they also conducted scientific experiments. According to Lopez Allegria, they do not consider themselves space tourists, Lopez Allegria has previously flown with the space shuttle and the Russian Soyuz. He spent a total of 275 days in space.

Hanging from four parachutes, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule exploded in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida at approximately 7:08 p.m. Belgian time after a (extended) seventeen-day mission. On board were four people, including three space tourists: former Spanish-American NASA astronaut Michael Lopez Alegria, American businessman Larry Connor, Canadian investor Mark Pathy and Dutch-Israeli entrepreneur and pilot Eitan Stipe. Meanwhile, the four left the capsule that had been caught. They had blasted off into space on April 8 from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Due to bad weather in the landing area, the return was delayed several times. Axiom Space’s first mission ends immediately. It did the first fully private manned mission to ISS SpaceX, for both the Falcon-9 launch vehicle and Crew Dragon Endeavor pod. The three businessmen are said to have paid nearly $55 million each for their trip. At first it was going to last eight days. In addition to admiring our planet, they also conducted scientific experiments. According to Lopez Allegria, they do not consider themselves space tourists, Lopez Allegria has previously flown with the space shuttle and the Russian Soyuz. He spent a total of 275 days in space.

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